February 25, 2018
Learner's Word of the Day
forbidden fruit /fɚˈbɪdn̩ ˈfruːt/ noun
forbidden fruit
/fɚˈbɪdn̩ ˈfruːt/
noun

plural forbidden fruits

Cake is a forbidden fruit for someone on a diet.
Cake is a forbidden fruit for someone on a diet.
Learner's definition of FORBIDDEN FRUIT

[count]

: something that is attractive because it is not allowed

  • For dieters, dessert becomes a/the forbidden fruit.

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